Solulife - Solulife is a synthetic glucocorticoid drug. It is sold in the USA and Canada under the brand names Medrol, Solu-Medrol and Cadista. It is also available as a generic drug.
It is a variant of prednisolone, methylated at carbon 6 of the B ring.
Indications: Replacement therapy: Adrenal insufficiency.
Nonendocrine diseases: Rheumatoid arthirits.
Osteoarthritis, Acute gouty arthirits.
Collagen diseases e.
systemic lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis nodosa, dermatomyositis, nephritic syndrome, glomerulonephritis and related diseases.
Severe allergic reactions e.
anaphylaxis, angioneurotic edema, urticaria and serum sickness and related diseases.
Autoimmune diseases e.
haemolytic anaemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, active chronic hepatitis and related diseases.
Other lung diseases e.
pulmonary edema, accelerate lung maturation and surfactant production in the foetus and prevent respiratory distress syndrome at birth.
Infective diseases e.
severe forms of tuberculosis, severe lepra reaction, certain forms of bacterial meningitis and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia with hypoxia in AIDS patients along with proper antibiotic c